Deleting Facebook without sacrificing your Spotify account is actually possible. This guide explains in three simple steps how to disconnect Spotify completely from Facebook.

In the past, the Facebook login was an easy way to register for Spotify. But loads of people would like to reverse this today: In order to stop feeding data to Facebook, many want to opt out of the social network.

Fearing the loss of the Spotify account including all playlists, the majority rather just stays on Facebook. But it is actually easily possible to separate Spotify from Facebook, without any losses.

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Step 1: Prohibit Data Processing

In the account management of Spotify the data exchange with Facebook can be stopped under "Privacy Settings".

Privacy Settings in Spotify
Clicking on the slider next to "Process my Facebook data" opens the dialog to confirm.
Turn off Facebook data in the Spotify privacy settings
Now Spotify forgets your name from Facebook, as well as your profile picture.

Step 2: Create a Spotify Password

If you are registered with Facebook for Spotify, you probably will never have created an extra password for Spotify. This must now be done under "Set device password".

Setting a device password for Spotify
To create the password, you have to follow the link in Spotify's email.

Setting a new device password in Spotify
Now you can create a new password for your Spotify account.

Step 3: Delete the Spotify App in Facebook

Every app that has been logged into with Facebook is stored in your Facebook account - also Spotify. To change that, go into the settings of Facebook.

Facebook dropdown menu for settings

In the sub-section "Apps and Websites" you will find all apps that have been logged into with Facebook.

Facebook apps and websites settings to remove spotify
Here you just need to select Spotify and click on "Remove".